Breaking: Creative Director Frank Gatson to Make Feature Film Debut with "B-Boy Blues"

by Jasmin
July 21, 2011 10:44 AM
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Frank Gatson - the creative director/choreographer known for his work with Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Beyonce, and a host of other musical heavyweights - has recently signed on to make his directorial debut with the feature film adaptation of B-Boy Blues.

B-Boy Blues is the 1994 novel by James Earl Hardy about a middle-class black gay professional who starts a passionate and abusive relationship with a roughneck bike messenger.

Hardy is set to write the screenplay and produce along with Re'Shaun Frear.

It's not yet confirmed if Beyonce or any of Gatson's other industry connections will be involved with the project - whether in front of or behind the camera - but we'll keep you posted.

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  • Marcy Pellegrino | February 24, 2012 9:05 PMReply

    Awesome! Awesome!

  • kelvin( jood) | October 18, 2011 6:22 AMReply

    I use the word JOOD all the time and people ask me what it means and where did i get it from I tell them to read B-BOY BLUES

  • Orville | July 24, 2011 8:27 AMReply

    I loved James Earl Hardy's novel B Boy Blues it was a wonderful story. I remember reading the book in the mid 1990s when I was a teenager. This is amazing now three movies about black gay men are going to be produced.

  • Tamara | July 23, 2011 4:01 AMReply


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